Treating Diabetes with Acupuncture

It is estimated that 20.8 million men, women and children in the United States have diabetes. Diabetes is a disease in which the body does not produce or properly use insulin, a hormone that is needed to convert sugar, starches and other food into energy needed for daily life. The cause of diabetes continues to be a mystery, although both… Read more →

Toxins and our Skin: Cosmetic Acupuncture

  Can cosmetic acupuncture really make a difference to the way a face looks?  Madonna, Cher and Gwyneth Paltrow have all spoken glowingly in public about it. Prince William and Diane Lane are rumoured to be converts, and there are even specialist clinics in London devoted exclusively to the practice of cosmetic acupuncture. Sometimes referred to as “acupuncture facial rejuvenation”… Read more →

Rethink your Comfort Foods

Stressful events—and they don’t even have to be big, just the daily hassles of life—cause our cortisol levels to rise.  Cortisol causes food cravings, and in women those cravings tend to be strongest for carbs, especially sweet foods, according to researchers at the University of California at San Francisco Medical Center.  The more of them we eat, the worse our… Read more →